UK’s best fish and chip restaurants revealed – did your local make the cut? – Live News 24


BRITAIN’S ten best fish and chip restaurants have been revealed – but did your local make the cut?  The finalists for the Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year Award are now waiting to see who will take the top prize at Seafish’s 2020 National Fish & Chip Awards  The awards celebrate “true excellence” in the fish and chip industry, judging hundreds of chippies on a nationwide scale  Each restaurant is also being assessed on sustainable sourcing, menu innovation, marketing, staff training and customer service  The top ten finalists will now go into a final round of judging in London in January for the overall winner to be announced  The restaurant award is open to all UK chippies with a sit-in restaurant at the main location fish! – Borough Market, London  Fish! sits at the heart of London’s swanky Borough Market – and diners can watch their fish being cooked in real time  Chefs source produce from nearby stalls, while fish is delivered daily from their very own fishmonger  The menu offers a wide selection of beer-battered fish, and punters can chose from cod, haddock, plaice, and hake  A sit-in cod and chips will set diners back a mammoth £18.95. Fish City – Belfast  Fish city has already won a slew of awards – including Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year in 2015  It was set up as a family business in 2013 and only offers sustainable seafood.  A large fish and chips on the evening menu costs £16 95.  Diners can also delve into oysters or fish tacos. Knights Fish & Chip Restaurant – Glastonbury, Somerset  Knights has been going for over 100 years – it served its first meal in 1909  The business has stayed in the family ever since, and offers a vast range of classic dishes  Mushy peas can be ordered with curry sauce for those who want a bit of a kick, with a range of local beers available on the side  A large cod and chips is made to order and costs £9.45. Malt and Anchor – Cirencester, Gloucestershire  The Malt and Anchor has only been going since 2017 – but has already established a solid reputation in the heart of the Cotswolds  It offers what it claims is a ‘traditional chippy menu with a twist’ as well as a takeaway service  The lunch menu runs from 12 until 2.20pm, and also hosts Christmas parties.  A cod and chips will cost around £13 90. Quayside Restaurant & Fish Bar, Gourdon, Aberdeenshire  Diners at Quayside can eat freshly-caught local fish with amazing views of the Gourdon Harbour and North Sea  Haddock costs £19.95 for a regular portion, and all mains are served with chips and a choice of salad, beans, or peas  Staff also keep a specials board filled with fresh produce from the local area. Saltwater Fish Restaurant – Torquay, Devon  Saltwater Fish Restaurant sits a stone’s throw from Torquay’s picturesque harbourside  It offers everything from fish to burgers, as well as a ‘catch of the day’ special  Cod and chips costs £11 – and includes UNLIMITED chips. Something Else Fishy – Sherborne, Dorset  Martyn and Nicki Else were fishmongers for ten years before deciding to open a restaurant instead  Aside from classic fish and chip shop fare, they offer lobster, mussels, and ‘drunken prawns’ – king prawns cooked in Jack Daniels  A large cod and chips will cost £12.95. The Cods Scallops – Nottingham, Nottinghamshire  The Cods Scallops also made the Top 20 list for Fish and Chip shops  It offers a wide selection of fish and shellfish, all of which are caught from their very own boats  They also serve sustainable crab, cockles, and lobster.  A cod and chips only costs £9 50. The Fisherman’s Wife – Whitby, North Yorkshire  The Fisherman’s Wife offers stunning views of Whitby Bay and the surrounding area  The team has more than 50 years’ experience and boasts “the best from the sea and the finest produce from the fields of Yorkshire ”  All fish is selected from a local fish market, while crab and lobsters are caught from the local bay  Cod and chips will set you back £13.99. Trenchers Restaurant – Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear  Trenchers was established in 1980, and offers Christmas dinners – as well as steak  Cod here will cost £22 and is served with Pomme Anna, Baby Gem, Fish Cream.  We pay for your stories! Do you have a story for The Sun Online news team? Email us at [email protected] co.uk or call 0207 782 4368. You can WhatsApp us on 07810 791 502. We pay for videos too Click here to upload yours.

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